TOP 10 CHIEF INFORMATION SECURITY OFFICER PREDICTIONS IN 2021

Analytics Insight

Puja Das

How to Map out and Navigate Uncertainty in 2021?
The chief information security officer (CISO) is the executive responsible for an organisation’s information and data security. Although the role has been rather narrowly defined along those lines in the past, today, the title is often used interchangeably with CSO and VP of security, indicating a more expansive role in the organisation.

Ambitious security professionals looking to climb the corporate ladder may have a CISO position in their sights. 2021 will see new opportunities in the industry, but new and damaging threats are expected to emerge. Let’s look at top predictions of CISO in 2021.

Rise in Malicious Insider Activity
Malicious insider activity increases during times when people are facing challenges and economic uncertainty. At an event, Dr Jessica Barker, Cyber Security Consultant and specialist in the psychology and sociology of cybersecurity said, “We have to recognise the fact that there are circumstances at the moment, and looking into the near future that may influence a rise in malicious insider activity.”

AI-related Threats
As artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) play...

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